HOUSTON – Rufus “Frank” Brand Jr., 90, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson. He was born June 4, 1923, in Houston to Rufus F. Brand Sr. and Ama Jamison Brand. He was an Army veteran, serving in the Armored Engineer Battalion. He was a supervisor at ATF and a member of Victoria Heights Baptist Church in Byhalia.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Houston Cemetery with Bro. Randy Rinehart officiating. Burial will follow. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Bray Brand of Houston; one son, Thomas Stuart Brand of Hattiesburg; one daughter-in-law, Colene Brand of Vicksburg; two grandchildren, Gary Brand and Mitchell Brand of Vicksburg; and five great-grandchildren, Dillon, Dalton, Destiny, Robert and Hannah Brand.
He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Edward Brand; his parents, Rufus and Ama Brand; two brothers, John and Dunbar Brand; and four sisters, Virginia Brown, Frances Boone, Gladys Callicot and Robinette Rainwater.
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